oa Agroanimalia - The habitually aborting Angora doe. 2. The effect of an energy deficiency on the incidence of abortion

Volume 6, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0302-7104



Forty-five confirmed aborters and 40 normal does were used in an experiment to investigate the effect of adverse nutrition on the incidence of abortion. lnitially all the animals received a ration furnishing approximately twice the energy and protein requirement for maintenance. During the last third of pregnancy the energy intake of a random sample of these animals was limited to three quarters of the requirement for maintenance.

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